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Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex III - Restricted Substances

EU. Restricted Substances: Annex III, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2024/996, OJ L of 4 April 2024

This list contains substances whose use in cosmetic products in the European Union is banned, except under certain conditions as indicated in Annex III. The list specifies the field of application or use, maximum allowable concentration limits in finished products, and any additional limitations.

Last updated 22 srpnja 2024. Database contains 786 unique substances/entries.
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201-291-9
80-56-8
371
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/L
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85679-78-3
232
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 % (as hydrochloride)
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232-268-1
8000-41-7
343
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Details
280-733-2
83763-47-7
245
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
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280-733-2
83763-47-7
245
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
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212-603-8
831-52-7
280
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.6 %
Details
212-603-8
831-52-7
280
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.6 %
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280-734-8
83763-48-8
245
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
Details
280-734-8
83763-48-8
245
Professional use cosmetic products for coloring eyelashes
1.5 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.5 % (as sulphate)
Do not use with nitrosating agents
Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg /kg
Keep in nitrite-free containers
For professional use only
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212-782-2
868-77-9
313
Nail products
For professional use only
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283-144-9
84540-50-1
283
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.0 %
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283-144-9
84540-50-1
283
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
Details
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80419-48-3
283
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.0 %
Details
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80419-48-3
283
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
0.5 %
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201-891-0
89-25-8
228
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
0.25 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 0.25 %
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201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Fine fragrance
1.4 %
Details
201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Eau de toilette
0.56 %
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201-328-9
81-14-1
97
Cosmetic products other than fine fragrance, eau de toilette, and oral products
0.042 %
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279-845-4
81892-72-0
226
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.2 % calculated as free base (1.8 % as tetrahydrochloride salt)
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279-845-4
81892-72-0
226
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.8 %
Details
279-845-4
81892-72-0
226
Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
1.2 %
After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair must not exceed 1.2 % calculated as free base (1.8 % as tetrahydrochloride salt)
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279-845-4
81892-72-0
226
Hair dye substance in non-oxidative hair dye products
1.2 %
Details
Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Ericaceae.
617-561-8
84380-01-8
377
Body lotion
0.5 %
Hydroquinone levels shall remain as low as possible in formulations containing the substance and shall not be higher than the unavoidable trace level
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Extractives and their physically modified derivatives such as tinctures, concretes, absolutes, essential oils, oleoresins, terpenes, terpene-free fractions, distillates, residues, etc., obtained from Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Ericaceae.
617-561-8
84380-01-8
377
Face cream
2 %
Hydroquinone levels shall remain as low as possible in formulations containing the substance and shall not be higher than the unavoidable trace level
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201-329-4
81-15-2
96
Fine fragrance
1 %
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